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Disability Living Allowance: Peterborough

Volume 465: debated on Wednesday 24 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Peterborough constituency were in receipt of disability living allowance in each year since 1997. (160213)

Disability living allowance—cases in payment in Peterborough parliamentary constituencyNumberMay 19973,200May 19983,400May 19993,700May 20003,700May 20013,700May 20024,100May 20034,350May 20044,460May 20054,590May 20064,680February 20074,740 Notes:1. Totals show the number of people in receipt and exclude people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended, for example if they are in hospital.2. May 97-May 2001 case load figures are rated in line with WPLS totals and rounded to the nearest hundred.3. May 2002-February 2007 case load figures are rounded to the nearest 10.4. Some additional disclosure control has also been applied.5. Totals may not sum due to rounding.Source:DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (May 2002-February 2007); Department for Work and Pensions, Information Directorate, 5 per cent. sample (May 97-May 2001).